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Title: Boom Truck Operator

Definition: Boom truck operators set up, service and operate. truck-mounted hydraulic booms that are capable of moving heavy loads. Booms are hoist and swing equipment used to move machinery, materials and other large objects.

Definition (More Info): TradeSecrets AB

Education Program:
College of the North Atlantic (CNA) – Mobile Crane Operator
Operating Engineers College (OEC) – Boom Truck Trade Qualifier

First Credential: Certificate plus apprenticeship

Salary Range: PayScale (Canada) (Sept 2015):
Mobile Crane Operator: Range: $40,739 to $101,649. Median: $30/hr.
Crane Operator: Range: $41,230 to $103,124. Median: $28/hr.

Salary (More Info): PayScale: Mobile Crane Operator; Crane Operator

Related Specialties: Crane Operator, Hoist Operator, Mobile Crane Operator

Professional Associations: Association of Crane & Rigging Professionals (ACRP); Women Building Futures; Office to Advance Women Apprentices; Canadian Construction Women

Other Resources: Gov of NFLD: Plan of Training; Gov of NFLD Study Guide Mobile Crane Operator; Gov of NFLD: Apprenticeship Handbook; Gov of Canada - Crane operators


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